PEACOCK’S POLITE REPOSITORY, or Pocket Companion; Containing An Almanack. The…

PEACOCK’S POLITE REPOSITORY, or Pocket Companion; Containing An Almanack.  The Births, Marriages, &c. of the Sovereigns Princes of Europe.  Lists of both Houses of Parliament.  Officers of State, Navy and Army.  The Baronets of England, and various other articles of Useful Information.  Ornamented with Elegant Engravings, and ruled pages for Occurrence’s Cash Account &c. &c.  To be continued Annually.

PEACOCK’S POLITE REPOSITORY, or Pocket Companion; Containing An Almanack. The Births, Marriages, &c. of the Sovereigns Princes of Europe. Lists of both Houses of Parliament. Officers of State, Navy and Army. The Baronets of England, and various other articles of Useful Information. Ornamented with Elegant Engravings, and ruled pages for Occurrence’s Cash Account &c. &c. To be continued Annually.

London: Peacock and Hampton, 1811. 116 pages. Engraved frontispiece of ‘The Glen of the Dargle, near Dublin’, engraved by W. Hawkins after Humphrey Repton, and fourteen smaller engravings possibly after Repton, though further research is need to either confirm or deny this. Of the fourteen, twelve are titled: Scene at Purfleet; Auberries, Suffolk; The entrance from Seven Oak, kent; Stannage, Radnorshire; Swainston, Isle of Wight; Scene on the Tamer, above Pentille; The Entrance of Somerhill, Kent; Scene in the garden of Dr. Baddley, Chelmsford; Revd, S Palmer’s Chigwell, Essex; Esher Place, Surrey; Stratfield Say, Hants; Esholt Hall, Yorkshire. Original red leather wallet binding. Lacking pencil; else a very handsome copy of this scarce annual.

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